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    Default *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (4 sessions - March 5, 12, 19 and 26)

    Basic Digital Photography Workshop (March intake)

    Good photography is all about making the right choices--and they aren't only the scary, technical ones.

    Through live demonstrations and sample photographs, find out how making simple but critical decisions will dramatically improve your photography; learn to take control of your camera and solve real-world photography problems; and discover what makes a good photo good, and a bad photo rotten.

    In four intensive lessons, instructor Lin Junjie provide participants with the fundamentals to advance their photography beyond the casual snapshots.

    Outline: For the detailed outline and registration, please visit: http://photoscholar.com/courses/basic/

    Lesson One -- Aesthetics

    1. Decisions, decisions, decisions -- simple choices that dramatically improve your photography
    2. Using visual devices -- techniques for making your subject and photo stand out from others
    3. The decisive moment -- tips and tricks to getting the shot at the right time



    Lesson Two -- Technical

    1. Focusing and shutter release -- taking controls over autofocusing
    2. Exposure -- it's all about light
    3. Metering -- is there something like a correct exposure? how does the camera figure that out?



    Lesson Three -- Light and lenses

    1. Light -- understanding different types of and how to make the best out of the worst
    2. Flash -- why you should turn off the flash in night and use it in bright daylight, balancing with ambient, troubleshooting
    3. Lenses -- the vocabulary of photography; strengths, quirks and limitations, making sense of jargons



    Lesson Four -- Learning to critique & intro to DI

    1. Critiquing photographs -- what makes a good photo good and a bad photo rotten
    2. Intro to digital imaging -- with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2, concepts applicable to all digital imaging software, learn the best techniques to shoot breathtaking panoramas
    3. Going further -- wrapping up and further learning


    Learn the best techniques for shooting breathtaking panoramas. 94-megapixels photo of Ayutthaya temple ruins stitched from 8 photos.


    And how to use simple adjustment sliders in Lightroom to turn that panorama into this.

    Details

    Starting 5th March 2009
    Every thursday till 26 March
    04 lessons of 02 hours each
    Venue: 20A Smith Street (2 mins from Chinatown MRT station)

    Requirements

    Students must have their own DSLR or compact camera with manual override features (such as Canon G10)

    Fees & Registration

    Course Fees: S$200/- pax

    To register, please sign up at http://photoscholar.com/courses/basic/register/

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    Default Re: *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (4 sessions - March 5, 12, 19 and 26)

    5 more places remaining.

    Images by the instructor during Thaipusam at KL Batu Caves. To view a entire photo essay of Thaipusam shot at KL Batu Caves by the instructor, please see http://tiffstudios.com/thaipusam2009/






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    Default Re: *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (4 sessions - March 5, 12, 19 and 26)

    Slots are available for this session!

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    Default Re: *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (4 sessions - March 5, 12, 19 and 26)

    4 more places remaining!

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    Default Re: *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (4 sessions - March 5, 12, 19 and 26)

    4 more places remaining!

    Read more information and sign up here: http://photoscholar.com/courses/basic/

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